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Advice For Cleansing Your Body For Men Living With Hiv

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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Body Cleanse with Atripla

I am currently taking Atripla and my viral load is undetectable. I am thinking about doing a whole body cleanse with a product by Enzymatic Therapy. I was wondering if it is safe to use this product and if it will interfere with my medication....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen no study evaluating the interaction between colonic cleaning and Atripla or showing the safety and benefit of colonic cleaning/detoxification in persons with HIV infection (though it is widely used). If any reader knows of a good study... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

Discordant testing advice between two The Body experts over French kissing and HIV -- A sinking ship, yet the band plays on!

Dr. Frascino,Please take a look at the response given by Dr. Fawcett -- The Body's Mental Health and HIV expert -- regarding someone's concern over acquiring HIV from a french kiss, and testing advice for this level of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Extremely Concerned Visitor.As you point out David Fawcett cited one of my posts in his answer. I really don't believe there is much difference in our advice and certainly no cause for cognitive dissonance, consulting Magic 8 Balls or... Read more »

serosorting & unprotected sex between 2 hiv + men (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO_INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

my boyfriend and i (we are gay males) have been dating for a while. we met after we were both diagnosed with hiv. we prefer anal sex without condoms - what is the most recent data and information on reinfection? we are on different hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Poz-Guys,No doubt almost everyone poz or neggie would "prefer" sex (anal, vaginal, oral or otherwise) without the latex packaging. The real question is whether it's worth the risk! What we know about dual infection (reinfection... Read more »
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detoxification cleanse

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
I'm off all antivirals for at least 6 weeks, under my doc's advice (have failed all combinations, with CD4 1 and VL 587,0000). I will be starting a combo of herbs, either Resist or Composition A to see whether that can kick my CD4 back to life and... Read more »

HIV Positive Gay Dating for HIV Gay Men and Bisexual Men

Posted by Hneedlove
http://www.PozGays.com is The first, completely anonymous and most trusted online network dedicated to gay men and bisexual men with HIV positive meeting new friends, partners or potential spouses in the world.

Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »

TheBody - Can we live in peace?

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Dear TheBody,

It is not our intention to eliminate this board although it is clearly within our power. All we desire is a fair representation of our viewpoint free of censorship.

We are quite prepared to limit postings to a reasonable level and not... Read more »

to Women/Men Living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by christina719, 2 Replies
Hi. My name is Christina. I am currently a senior in high school, interested in pursuing a career in film-making/directing. I am not living with HIV or AIDS, my mother is. She was diagnosed when i was just 11 years old, seven years later, she is... Read more »